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Houston-based helicopter company’s $560M acquisition called off

Houston-based Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) and Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters Inc. have called off their $560 million deal, according to a Feb. 11 press release.  The companies mutually agreed to terminate the deal, in which Bristow would hav.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Houston-based helicopter company’s $560M acquisition called off

Houston-based Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) and Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters Inc. have called off their $560 million deal, according to a Feb. 11 press release.  The companies mutually agreed to terminate the deal, in which Bristow would hav.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Billion-dollar acquisition of Houston-based energy co. called off

Houston-based Penn Virginia Corp. (Nasdaq: PVAC) and Plano, Texas-based Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE: DNR) have mutually agreed to terminate an acquisition announced in late October. Neither company will have to pay a breakup fee, according to press.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

Houston-based homebuilder expands to Dallas with parent company acquisition

Houston-based Trendmaker Homes’ parent company, Tri Pointe Group (NYSE: TPH), announced it acquired two Dallas-based homebuilders in a $60 million cash transaction Dec. 11. Homebuilder Dunhill Homes and its 55-and-up brand Nathan Carlisle Homes wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Houston-area bank to grow Texas footprint with nearly $64M acquisition

Conroe-based Spirit of Texas Bancshares Inc. SSB (Nasdaq: STXB), the holding company of Spirit of Texas Bank, announced plans to acquire Beeville, Texas-based First Beeville Financial Corp. and its subsidiary, The First National Bank of Beeville. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

A 61-year-old Oregon company gets a new, high-flying owner

A venerable Oregon helicopter company has a new Texas owner after a $560 million deal. Houston-based Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), which provides industrial aviation services, announced Nov. 9 it will acquire a Columbia Helicopters Inc. for $560 mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

Westlake Chemical plans to buy global PVC company for $265M

Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) has another acquisition lined up.  The Houston-based company and Los Angeles-based OpenGate Capital have signed an exclusivity agreement for Westlake to buy Nakan, a France-based PVC compounding solutions busin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

New Houston co. created through $2.66B acquisition of EnerVest’s South Texas energy business

TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TPGE), a special purpose acquisition company launched in Fort Worth in 2017, completed its previously announced $2.66 billion deal to acquire Houston-based EnerVest Ltd.’s South Texas Division, according to a Jul.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2018

Vistra Energy to cut 300 positions at Dynegy’s Houston headquarters

Shortly after Irving, Texas-based Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE: VST) closed on its acquisition of Houston-based Dynegy Inc., the company has disclosed local job cuts, which were not entirely unexpected. According to information released by the Texas .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2018

Houston-based health care co. sued over $1.6M in invoices

A North Carolina-based marketing company is taking Houston-based Nobilis Health Corp. to federal court, alleging that it’s not been paid for more than $1 million in services......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Amazon acquires robotics startup to automate warehouses

The acquisition comes as the Seattle-based company looks to automate its network of fulfillment centers around the country, including the Phoenix area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Pro: Wynn, Crown Resorts Will Resume Acquisition Talks

U.S.-based casino operator Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) called off merger talks with Australia's CROWN RESORTS L/ADR (OTC: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 10th, 2019

Here are 12 Mass. tech companies with offices in Ireland

Boston cybersecurity company Rapid7 earlier this month announced the acquisition of an Ireland-based network monitoring startup, NetFort. The move would further expand the company’s footprint across both countries the European island is politically.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

Integrate acquires a London event lead capture company for $34 million

This is the second acquisition this year for the Phoenix-based B2B cloud marketing software firm, which raised $25.6 million in its last funding round in July 2018......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2019

Oil drilling company dismissed from lawsuit over explosion

Attorneys representing the wife of an Oklahoma man who was killed in an oil rig explosion have dismissed a Houston-based company from her wrongful death lawsuit after a settlement was reached......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 5th, 2019

Cresa acquires Chicago-based lease administration firm

D.C.-based commercial real estate firm Cresa is getting bigger. The firm announced Thursday it closed on its acquisition of Portfolio Solutions Group, a lease administration and accounting company based in Chicago. Terms of the deal were not disclos.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Biggest-ever U.S. cannabis acquisition deal helps boost buying in marijuana sector

Shares of Origin House fall Monday, although Chicago-based Cresco Labs Inc. said it was buying the Canada-based cannabis company in a stock deal valued at C$1.1 billion, but the deal did help inspire buying interest in the broader marijuana sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2019

New eatery lands in downtown food hall

Press Waffle Co., a Dallas-based company that appeared on March 24’s episode of ABC’s Shark Tank, will open its first Houston location inside the Loop this September in downtown’s Lyric Market.  Press Waffle’s first brick-and-mortar store.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

Life Time to open coworking space, fitness center in downtown Houston mixed-use

Life Time Inc., the Minnesota-based company behind numerous athletic centers around Houston and a new coworking concept, is expanding further within the city proper. A new location at GreenStreet, the downtown mixed-use development complex at 1201 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

Hunter Maritime"s stock rockets nearly 400% in 2 days

Shares of Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. burst 148% higher in afternoon trade Tuesday to a record high, a day after rocketing 97%, although the Marshall Islands-based special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) d.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2019

Tnemec strengthens business line with acquisition of St. Louis company

Kansas City-based Tnemec Co. Inc. acquired a St. Louis coatings and linings manufacturer. Financial details were not disclosed. ProPolymer Coatings offers food-grade tank linings, floor coatings, surface tolerant epoxy and polyurethane coatings. I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2019